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the president bill clinton had his own ideas. >> i thought w old moderate mitt. where you been, boy i missed you all these last two years. >> eliot: when he's moderate mitt made an appear lance tuesday when he explained his position on abortion to the des moines register. >> there is no legislation where regards to abortion that time' familiar with that would become part of my agenda is. >> eliot: that is the same mitt romney that said in a debate in january. >> do i believe supreme court shouldover turn roe v. wade? yes. >> eliot: and the president's comment. >> obama: this is another example of governor romney hiding positions he has been campaigning on for year and a half. >> eliot: i'm joined by sheera toplitz. in 24 hours the democrats have gone from panic to rebuilding. this is an emotional rollercoaster for the democratic leadership, and where do they go now and where do they settle out. >> there is a bit of a panic and that peaked over the weekend. they're start to regroup a little bit. you see operatives going out across the states. bill clinton becoming active in the campaign. they'll
-- >> eliot: i think bill clinton was part of the failure too. nobody would satisfy you. time to change the captain at the helm. ryan, what is your answer if you're joe biden. >> i think something to that effect. he could joke how he doesn't always say exactly what he's trying to say or put it in the most politics terms but that's basically what you want to say. you want to say eight years of deregulation and policies that expended the inequality gap and that led to this public that led to the crisis, which led to the four years of bubbling economy and then shoot a bit to the future. i'm not very good at that kind of thing. i probable would get hammered. >> cenk: this is the problem paul ryan turns back at him and says washington in gaffe is when you have the temerity to tell the truth. you told the truth and now you're stuck with it. i think joe biden is going to do great. >> and paul ryan was also in washington for the last four years. >> eliot: ryan grim and zerlina maxwell, thank you for your insights. i can't stand these spots. those spots are actually leftover food and detergent
as former special assistant for president clinton for national security affairs. now a professor at george washington university. thank you for joining us tonight. >> appreciate it eliot. >> working for ambassador rice, the state department, what appears to be evolving understanding about the awful story of what happened in bengahzi. why did ambassador rice make statements so quickly if there was such fluid information flow at the time? why not just remain quiet at that point? >> well any of us who are in front of the podium, you're only as good as the information that you have available at the time. as we all know frequently first reports get key elements wrong. i think there is a legitimate question not so much when the administration came out and said in care justice caveated statements this is the best information that we have available at the time, but they held onto that narrative for probably longer than was necessary. and then fast forward we got yesterday a definitive statement that there was, in fact, no protest. if that fact became an understanding that could have been put forwa
connell criticizing style. more from mitt romney and former president bill clinton. >> the president watched the debate and thought the vice president did an excellent job presenting this administration's case. >> there was one person on stage last night who was thoughtful and respectful, steady, and poised. the other candidate, of course, just attacked. >> i kind felt for congressman ryan. he had to defend romney position that $716 billion in medicare savings in the president's budget that the congressmen voted for is some how a ripoff even though it was in his budget too. >> man he is good. for more on this debate and the struggle of the future of social security and medicare. let's go to errol lewis and thomas frank. gentlemen, thank you for being with us on "viewpoint" tonight. i came away from that debate thinking that the vice president really did the job he needed to do. he stopped the bleeding from last week. some people say he started the bleeding of paul ryan and mitt romney, but i think his job in the debate is to end last week for the obama-biden campaign. first i want to ask you
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